Orange Cranberry Sauce by Saving Dinner | Nov 19, 2019 | Recipe, Thanksgiving Print Recipe Orange Cranberry Sauce Course Side Dishes Servings servings Ingredients 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 pound bag1 cup water1 1/2 cups sugar1 cup orange juice Course Side Dishes Servings servings Ingredients 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 pound bag1 cup water1 1/2 cups sugar1 cup orange juice Instructions Rinse the cranberries (even if they are frozen) in a strainer with cool water, and remove any stems and bad or blemished berries. In a large saucepan, over medium heat, heat the water, juice and sugar to boiling stirring occasionally. Continue boiling 5 minutes longer to assure sugar is completely melted, stirring occasionally. Add the cranberries. Heat back to boiling over medium heat; stirring occasionally. Put a lid on the saucepan and continue boiling about 5 minutes longer, still stirring occasionally, until you hear the cranberries begin to pop. Remove the saucepan from the heat, give it a good stir and allow to cool for about 20 minutes. Pour the cranberry sauce into a bowl or container and allow to completely cool before refrigerating.